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Definition of Touzle
1. to tousle [v -ZLED, -ZLING, -ZLES] - See also: tousle
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Literary usage of Touzle
Below you will find example usage of this term as found in modern and/or classical literature:
1. Tom Playfair: Or, Making a Start by Francis James Finn (1891)
"cried touzle, dancing about his papa's legs, to the no small ... Mrs. Aldine, though not so demonstrative as touzle, was no less anxious to hear the ..."
2. Shropshire Word-book: A Glossary of Archaic and Provincial Words, Etc., Used by Georgina Frederica Jackson (1879)
"touzle [tou'zl], va to put into disorder; to turn things over roughly; ... May never wicked Fortune touzle him ! May never wicked men bamboozle him ! ..."
3. The Living Age by Making of America Project, Eliakim Littell, Robert S. Littell (1893)
"But there was noue near enough except decrepit old touzle, the badger-hound, who had a chronic shiver of his own. Two of the under-keepers were struggling ..."
4. A Complete Word and Phrase Concordance to the Poems and Songs of Robert by J. B. Reid (1889)
"But now the L—'s ain trumpet touts, May never wicked fortune touzle him ! . .To W. Creech. Tow [a rope ; coarse flax]. As e'er in tug or tow was drawn ! ..."
5. Highways and Byways in East Anglia by William Alfred Dutt (1901)
"True, a touzle-headed youth who is lolling against the steps of a van, teazing an equally touzle-headed girl, makes use of the word "gorger," which may be ..."